Vincent J. Allen, 71, of Chicago, beloved husband of Janet, nee Collins; loving father of Careen (Michael C.F.D) Smandra, Kelly (Michael) McDonald, Meg (Dennis) Chervinko and Daniel (Beth) Allen; cherished grandfather of Michael John, Michelle, John, Kevin, Grace, Marissa, Kathleen, Zachary, Luke, Rose, Thomas, Sara, Nicholas, and Cole; dear brother of Margaret Mary (the late Francis) Goodwin, the late Jack (late Mary Phyl) Allen and the late Mary Florice (Jack) Ryan; fond uncle of many nieces and nephews and a friend of Bill W. Visitation Monday, 3 to 9 p.m., at Oehler Funeral Home, 2099 Miner Street, Des Plaines. Funeral service Tuesday, 10 a.m., at the funeral home. Interment All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines. In lieu of flowers memorials would be appreciated for the McDermott Center Foundation, 932 W. Washington, Chicago, IL 60607. Funeral info 847-824-5155.